|How is modified a foodstuff by irradiation ?|
Foodstuff of natural origin has sometimes pathogens (Salmonella, Listeria, E. coli, etc) or a level of bioburden higher than human body can tolerate.
In an industrial farm a contamination can escape unobserved.
These are the causes of many mass diseases.
Herbs, spices, dried vegetables are constantly treated by radiation.
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